Smulders as an earlier incarnation of Robin Scherbatsky:
Canadian teen pop star Robin Sparkles.
The show's creators, Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, told
Smulders, "We love that you're Canadian.
We think it's exotic and interesting, and we really wanna make you
Canadian. We think we can kind of use it as a way to showcase the positive
things about Canada -- the universal healthcare, the gun control, great public
education, how green up they are. It's so clean!
"The next episode, I got one speech which was about
five sentences long about the great things of Canada. And then after that, it was just making fun
of our accent, and how cold it is, and how we don't have things like
electricity, and that sort of thing."
And what does Smulders think
"I think all Canadians are very good natured and are
very humble. And we're able to laugh at